Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 24th Dec 2017 23:56 UTC

Apple will be releasing the code of the operating system and applications of the Apple Lisa.

Just wanted to let everyone know the sources to the OS and applications were recovered, I converted them to Unix end of line conventions and space for Pascal tabs after the files using Disk Image Chef, and they are with Apple for review. After that's done, the Computer History Museum will do a CHM blog post about the historical significance of the software and the code that is cleared for release by Apple will be made available in 2018. The only thing I saw that probably won't be able to be released is the American Heritage dictionary for the spell checker in LisaWrite.

Merry Christmas everybody.

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They have made the source public, but I am not sure it counts as "Open Source" in the way we typically think of it. If you look at the license on other software at the CHM it allows for non-commercial use only and restricts your ability to post it elsewhere.

At least when the software enters public domain, the source to match will be available... (like it should be for all software in this proposal of mine)

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